The Marine Discovery Center, a non-profit education facility in New Smyrna Beach is looking for a full time education specialist. Educator duties include working with K-12 students to deliver marine science based, hands-on, feet-wet programs in a safe environment while encouraging active learning by students. The educator will have a working knowledge of the Indian River Lagoon ecosystem and the flora and fauna within. The educator will teach in a variety of settings including outdoors on boats (pontoon and kayaks), classrooms and public events.
This position requires both field and office tasks, therefore the applicant must be able to work in an estuarine environment including wading in water, walking on trails and kayaking. The individual must be able to lift and carry at least 50 pounds and be able to work in sometimes adverse conditions that include rain, heat, insects, etc. Some weekend work-related activities may also be required.
The closing date for this position is December 21, 2018. Please contact Michelle West by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org for a full job description.